Role: Support Worker
Location: Burton Cottages, Bishops Lane,
Robertsbridge, East Sussex (TN32 5BA)
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Salary: £10.42 per hour / Increasing to £11.44 as of April 2024

Empowerment. Inclusivity. Integrity.

If you are a people person, have a caring nature, a big heart and a passion to help and support others, we would love to hear from you.
If you have zero experience we would still love to hear how your transferable skills could best align with our values and commitment to providing amazing care.

 

Aspens’ mission is to provide high quality care and support to individuals on the autism spectrum and with learning disabilities; meeting their needs and aspirations and empowering them to learn and grow through an integrated network of services across the South-East.

 

 

What you can expect from us:

  • Fantastic paid training and career progression opportunities (including recognised qualifications in health and social care)
  • Paid DBS (we will recover the cost should your employment terminate for any reason, other than redundancy, before passing your probation)
  • Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to take on additional bank shifts too
  • 30 Days Annual Leave (including Bank Holidays) / Pro rata dependent on hours. Annual leave entitlement increases with length of service
  • Nest Pension and Death in Service Benefit (Includes unlimited access to a suite of six services: a 24/7 UK-based GP, Best Doctors, mental health support, a health check, access to nutrition consultations and an online fitness programme [Smart Health])
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Programme and Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Aspens High Street Stores - 20% discount on all items for Aspens’ staff stores: Bexhill, Crowborough, Hampden Park, Paddock Wood, Seaford
  • Blue Light Card and access to high-street discounts
  • Refer a Friend scheme, so you can earn up to £250 for every person you refer to work for Aspens
  • Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month’

 

You'll support the people who call Burton Cottages their home in their daily lives, helping to manage their behaviours and generally enriching their days while rewarding yours.

Burton Cottages is a two-storey purpose-built dwelling situated in Robertsbridge in the heart of rural East Sussex and within easy walking distance of local shops. The home is split into two cottages, one property supporting four residents and the other property supporting five. We are a short distance from Battle and Hastings and well placed to enable them to take advantage of the variety of local beaches, towns and villages of rural East Sussex.

 

Our service in Robertsbridge is on a journey to make it an amazing place for the people we support. In order to do this, we need even more amazing carers like you to join our team.

 

 

About the Role

  • The people we support in Robertsbridge love to be out and about in the day so you will be involved in activities while support their over various care needs throughout your shift.
  • Shift times are split across Early (7.15am - 3pm) and Late (2.45pm - 9.45pm) shifts and cover Monday - Sunday (including 4 weekend days across a 4-week rota)
  • Contracts are flexible and can be from 16 hours per week - 37 hours per week (depending on your availability, preference and service need).

 

APPLY NOW with one easy click and one of our team will be in touch to discuss the role with you and answer any of your questions and arrange an interview.

 

Interview process:
We will work with you to ensure most suitable dates/times for interview.
Interviews can either be conducted in service or via remote/video call, dependent on your preference and service tours/visits can be arranged at a later date. Ideally, we would love to initially meet you in person, however, we do appreciate the worries and anxiety that an interview can cause so are open to other options.

 


Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website.

 

At Aspens Charities, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in Aspens’ workforce, such as sex/gender, minority ethnic group, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age, and abilities. We believe that a variety of perspectives leads to better innovation and a stronger team. We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and has an equal opportunity to thrive.

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Recruitment Team, Burton Cottages, Bishops Lane, TN32 5BA